TAFE NSW

Diploma of Library and Information Services - BSB50520

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base in library and information services, who use a range of specialised technical competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work or the work of a team. They may help people locate information, undertake research, as well as analyse and communicate information, ideas and concepts at a complex level. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some responsibility for the output of others. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Library Technician and Research Assistant.To meet accreditation requirements for the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) as a Library Technician, the candidate must have completed at least 70 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Implement information and knowledge management systems
  • Implement customer service strategies
  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems
  • Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • Implement lending and borrowing processes for collections
  • Initiate and lead applied research
  • Write complex documents
  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Extend own information literacy skills to locate information
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Consolidate and maintain library industry knowledge
  • Coordinate data management
  • Implement preventive conservation activities
  • Contribute to collection management
  • Use advanced functions of integrated library management systems
  • Provide subject access and classify material
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures
  • Analyse data
  • Search library and information databases
  • Develop administrative systems
  • Contribute to records retention and disposal schedule
  • Undertake project work
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Promote literature and reading
  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Develop community and stakeholder relationships in a library environment
  • Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements
  • Participate in archiving activities
  • Research and analyse information to meet library customer needs
  • Obtain information from external and networked sources
  • Apply digital solutions to work processes
  • Contribute to records management framework
  • Maintain digital repositories
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • Review and maintain organisation’s digital presence
  • Manage knowledge and information
  • Monitor business records systems
  • Develop and promote library activities, events and public programs
  • Make presentations
  • Undertake cataloguing activities

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballina Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Belmont Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Blacktown College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Campbelltown College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Casino Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Cessnock Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Coffs Harbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Glendale Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Grafton Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Granville College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Great Lakes Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Hamilton Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Kempsey Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Kurri Kurri Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Lismore Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Liverpool College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Macksville Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Maclean Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Maitland Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Murwillumbah Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Muswellbrook Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Ourimbah Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Richmond College No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Scone Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Singleton Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No
  • Full-time : 46 weeks
  • Part-time : 18 months
Tomaree Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Wauchope Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Western Connect No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Yamba Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks

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